This playful turkey melt's abundant crisp crevices and gooey interior will have the whole family wondering, "What can we waffle next?"
4 center-cut bacon slices
3 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
8 (1-ounce) slices whole-grain or whole-wheat bread
8 ounces unsalted sliced deli turkey (such as Boar's Head)
8 (1/8-inch-thick) slices tart apple (such as Granny Smith)
4 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat colby-Jack cheese
Est. added sugars 3g
How to Make It
Preheat a waffle iron with 4 compartments to HIGH.
Place a paper towel on a microwave-safe plate. Arrange bacon on paper towel; cover with an additional paper towel. Microwave bacon at HIGH for 4 minutes or until done.
Combine mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl. Spread about 1 1/4 teaspoons mayonnaise mixture over each bread slice. Divide bacon, turkey, apple slices, and cheese evenly among 4 bread slices; top with remaining bread slices, spread side down. Lightly coat both sides of sandwiches with cooking spray. Place 1 sandwich in each compartment of waffle iron; close waffle iron firmly on sandwiches. Place a heavy skillet on top of waffle iron to help flatten sandwiches evenly. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and cheese melts.
I used the waffle iron. You need smaller sandwich bread to fit four sandwiches in the waffle iron. I made two with larger bread, cutting each in half. Very easy and my husband wants me to make it again.